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Anaesthetic cream for IUI jabs?

(4 Posts)
popadums Thu 21-Apr-05 19:50:43

Does anyone know what anasthetic cream to use? Going for round 2 IUI in June and not looking forward to nasty jabs!


goldenoldie Thu 21-Apr-05 20:46:42

Emla cream (lidocane) - it's a local anathestic cream - takes about an hour to work. You will need a prescription.

popadums Mon 25-Apr-05 18:06:01

Thanks Goldenoldie

sarzy Mon 25-Apr-05 20:27:56

If you're not already using one, the injector pens make giving injections much easier and quicker, and I find less painful.

Some women also find certain drugs to be more painful than others, so it might be worth asking about changing to a different protocol.

Good luck.

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